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H.R. 1070 (107th): Great Lakes and Lake Champlain Act of 2002

An Act to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to provide assistance for remediation of sediment contamination in areas of concern, to authorize assistance for research and development of innovative technologies for such remediation, and to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 to modify provisions relating to the Lake Champlain basin, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 15, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 27, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 27, 2002.

Law:

Pub.L. 107-303

Sponsor:

Vernon Ehlers

Representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2002
Length: 8 pages

History

Mar 15, 2001
 
Introduced

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Jun 26, 2002
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 4, 2002
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 15, 2002
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Oct 17, 2002
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 21, 2002
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Nov 12, 2002
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 27, 2002
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1070 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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